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2011-02-16 07:00:00

WEIFANG, China, Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Yuhe International, Inc. (Nasdaq: YUII) ("Yuhe" or "the Company"), a leading supplier of day-old chicken raised for meat production, or broilers, in the People's Republic of China ("PRC"), today announced that its management will participate in the following investor conferences in March, 2011. Rodman & Renshaw Annual China Investment Conference Date: March 6-8, 2011 Format: Presentation,...

2011-02-02 11:31:00

GREELEY, Colo., Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Three contract growers for Pilgrim's Pride Corporation (NYSE: PPC) were honored last week by the U.S. Poultry & Egg Association for environmental excellence at their family-owned farms. The awards were presented at the annual International Poultry Exposition show in Atlanta. It marks the first time in the history of the award that three regional winners grow for the same company. U.S. Poultry & Egg Association's Family Farm...

2011-01-31 15:27:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill today announced its Nutrena® brand is introducing a newly reformulated line of NatureWise® poultry feed, featuring five new natural formulas specially designed to meet the needs of backyard poultry flocks. The original NatureWise® formulation is still available, now under the Nutrena® Country Feeds® label, a national, value-priced brand....

2011-01-31 06:00:00

SALISBURY, Md., Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- To help consumers choose chicken products they can feel good about, PERDUE® fresh, all natural chicken products now carry the USDA Process Verified Seal. Perdue is the first poultry company to receive this seal of verification for its practices. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has verified that PERDUE® products with this seal are from chickens that have been raised without cages and/or...

2011-01-12 10:10:00

NASHVILLE, N.C., Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The proposed Sanderson Farms poultry processing plant in Southern Nash County would be responsible for the addition of 182 million pounds of chicken litter per year to seven Eastern North Carolina counties - Nash, Wilson, Edgecombe, Greene, Lenoir, Wayne, and Halifax. According to the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE), the average two pound broiler chicken produces 2.8 pounds of solid waste over its lifetime,...

2011-01-11 00:00:43

Executive careers consultancy UK Knack Group has announced that the North Lincolnshire Council is presently considering a proposal that could bring 400 jobs to the region. (PRWeb UK) January 10, 2011 Executive careers consultancy UK Knack Group has announced that the North Lincolnshire Council is presently considering a proposal that could bring 400 jobs to the region. An unidentified owner of several chicken farms has initiated a scoping study with a view to building eight poultry sheds...

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2011-01-09 08:15:00

Worldwide fears elevated Saturday over safety of German meat as countries place bans on sales of poultry and pork because of contaminated animal feed, although the European Union declared there was no need for such measures.Germany's agriculture ministry tried to soothe concerns over food safety with test results showing acceptable levels of dioxin -- which in larger quantities can cause cancer -- in poultry and meat.South Korea became the first country to place a ban on the contaminated...

2010-11-28 00:00:07

Silkie chickens are easy to raise, provide delicious, fresh eggs, make excellent family pets, and are perfect for breeding and showing Norco, CA (PRWEB) November 27, 2010 A leader in the bearded bantam silkie chicken breeding industry, Amber Waves is proud to offer exotic, conformationally correct silkie chicks for sale. Ornately colored and covered in fluffy, silk-like feathers, silkie chickens are among the most beautiful of the chicken breeds and provide companionship, top-quality eggs,...

2010-11-22 11:30:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A massive regulation proposed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on the production and marketing of poultry and livestock is unconstitutional, unsupported by any meaningful economic analysis, and is in defiance of court rulings and Congressional mandates, the poultry industry said in comments filed with the agency today. The proposed regulation should be withdrawn and rewritten, the industry said. The industry's comments and a...

2010-11-16 13:55:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Proposed new regulations from the U.S. Department of Agriculture will cost the broiler chicken industry more than $1 billion over five years in reduced efficiency, higher costs for feed and housing, and increased administrative expenses, according to a study released today by the National Chicken Council. And that doesn't even count the potential costs of litigation, lost export sales, and increased consumer prices, according to the...


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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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